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My mother is a fantastic lady.  She is 103 years "young" and loves every  minute of life. Until a few years ago, she contributed many wonderful  homemade items that I sold in my salon.  She made dishcloths, dishtowels,  slippers, doilies - you name it.  My clients always looked forward to  purchasing these items for gifts or for themselves so I dedicated a page  on my web site to her.  She still "putters around" as she puts it, but has  slowed down.  Circumstances have led to her now living in a more skilled  care facility in Grand Rapids, MN - Sugar Brook Villa.  She suffered a  mild heart attack a few years ago but came out of it just fine.  She  recently had cataract surgery in both eyes, and marvels at what she can see now at  age "103" which she just turned January 24, 2017.  Amazing lady for sure. 

It wouldn’t seem right not to continue to include her on my web page as she has been a very influential person in my life.  She has a plethora of poetry in her head and it spews out often.  She used to always make up poems, so they were included in “Meditations while Embroidering”, but she has slowed down a little in that area as well.  So I thought I would quote her favorite poem from Alice in Wonderland, “Twas Brillig” by Lewis Carroll…..Love and miss being around you mom! 

 

Jabberwocky

Lewis Carroll, 1832 - 1898
‘Twas brillig, and the slithy toves 
   Did gyre and gimble in the wabe;
All mimsy were the borogoves,
   And the mome raths outgrabe.

“Beware the Jabberwock, my son 
   The jaws that bite, the claws that catch!
Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun 
   The frumious Bandersnatch!”

He took his vorpal sword in hand; 
   Long time the manxome foe he sought—
So rested he by the Tumtum tree, 
   And stood awhile in thought.

And, as in uffish thought he stood, 
   The Jabberwock, with eyes of flame,
Came whiffling through the tulgey wood, 
   And burbled as it came!

One, two! One, two! And through and through 
   The vorpal blade went snicker-snack!
He left it dead, and with its head 
   He went galumphing back.

“And hast thou slain the Jabberwock? 
   Come to my arms, my beamish boy!
O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!” 
   He chortled in his joy.

‘Twas brillig, and the slithy toves 
   Did gyre and gimble in the wabe;
All mimsy were the borogoves,
   And the mome raths outgrabe.

  
 


Autumn and Uncle John Mangold

 



Alice, daughter Nona Nelson,
and Sandra Dee Borg


 

Meditations While Embroidering
 The Angler

 
 
 


Alice L. Burdick

 
 


daughter Stacie Mangold, granddaughter Autumn Grace and Nana

 

Dishcloths

Fun Fur Boas

Cindy Modeling
Barefoot Sandals

Blue Fun Fur Socks

Dish Towels
Time flies! You can't. 
They fly too fast... until later...
 

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